Sales director Dave Chapman.

BSW Timber strengthens sales team

Published:  13 September, 2011

CARLISLE: BSW Timber has expanded its national and regional sales teams with appointments from executive to director level.

The new team will support BSW’s investment and expansion plans across the business, ensuring customer service is at its highest and new business opportunities are secured.

Newly appointed sales directors, Neil Horton and Dave Chapman, will report to sales and marketing director, Laura Smith.

Neil Horton, sales director national accounts, has previously worked in the panel board sector, and joins from Kingspan Potton where he gained substantial experience in timber frame housing.

Neil Horton.

Dave Chapman, sales director buying groups, previously sales director for Sonae UK, brings international experience to the role, and has extensive knowledge of the market.

The sales directors will be supported by newly appointed Sales Executives, Sian Moreton and Andy Marshall. Ms Moreton, previously a key account manager with Grange Fencing, and Mr Marshall, previously sales manager with Trade Mouldings, will work within the sales team to drive customer engagement and growth opportunities.

Welcoming the new appointments, Laura Smith, BSW sales and marketing director, said: “BSW has made a commitment to strengthen its sales team – an area which will be critical to future success. We are proud to be the UK’s leading sawmilling business and will maintain that position by continuing to make substantial investments in our people for the long-term growth and security of the business.”

Sian Moreton.

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